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Why I’m Excited for Jawbone to Partner with HuffPost on Sleep

Living a healthy life is often easier said than done. Sometimes life’s daily obstacles make it difficult to actually reach your goals. Different factors can impact the journey to a better you, but many people often forget that a healthy life always starts with a well-rested mind and body. Sleep is key to everyone’s overall health. At Jawbone, we believe that a good night’s sleep means a better tomorrow—leading to a refreshed body and a sharp mind. Luckily, we are not alone. As we approach World Sleep Day on March 18, 2016, I’m thrilled to to be working with The Huffington Post to promote the importance of sleep across the world.

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Get UP. Together.

Flashback with me to January 29, a Friday afternoon at the Jawbone office in San Francisco. I’m chatting with Brett Bullington, a long-time Silicon Valley advisor and angel-investor. He’s not talking about which start-up he’s investing in or who’s disrupting which market. He was actually telling me how his UP tracker helped him recover from a serious bicycling accident and brain injury that disrupted his life more than three years ago.

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Sound Sleep May Help Curb Calories

Traditional advice on weight management centers around a simple equation — calories in, calories out — although scientists suspect there’s more to it1,2. Calorie counting means logging food (using UP or a partner app) and burning more calories than you consume. While calorie counting works, it’s not much fun. That’s why Jawbone is working to make your food logging go farther. (more…)

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5 Ways To Love Yourself This Valentine’s Day

This Valentine’s Day, whether you are single or in a relationship, it’s very important to remember to love YOU. According to Science Daily, acceptance is the attribute most closely tied to self satisfaction and happiness; yet, we find it hardest to accept ourselves. As a person who has learned the value of self-acceptance, I am here to tell you that loving yourself is the only pathway to truly loving your life—and everyone in it. Here are some tips to inspire and help you to stay on track this Valentine’s Day season. (more…)

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What Can Fitness Trackers Teach Us About the Super Bowl

The Super Bowl is watched by more than 100M people in the United States every year. With three years of Jawbone UP data, we can see how people have changed their sleep patterns, usually by staying up late, to watch live sports (like the World Cup, for example). Ultimately, we can use this data to answer questions: for example, which Super Bowl was the most exciting?

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